Saints at Panthers: January 3, 2021 Odds and Computer Picks

Written by on December 29, 2020

The New Orleans Saints (11-4) are 6.5-point favorites when they visit the Carolina Panthers (5-10) in an NFC South matchup on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Bank of America Stadium. An over/under of 48.0 is set for the game.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, January 3, 2021
  • Game Time: 4:25 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Charlotte, NC
  • Stadium: Bank of America Stadium
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Betting Information

Saints vs Panthers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Saints -6.5 -110 -110 48.0 -110 -110 N/A N/A

Saints Betting Insights

  • New Orleans is 8-7 against the spread.
  • The Saints have an even ATS record of 3-3 when playing as at least 6.5-point favorites.
  • New Orleans’ games have hit the over in 10 out of 15 outings this season (66.7%).
  • The Saints, on average, score 5.3 more points per game this season (29.9) than the Panthers allow (24.6).
  • When they meet or go over their scoring average this season, New Orleans is 6-1 and 5-2 against the spread.
  • Carolina is 5-2 overall and 6-1 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 24.6 points.
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Panthers Betting Insights

  • Half of Carolina’s games this year — seven out of 15 — have gone over the point total.
  • Carolina has a 9-6 record against the spread.
  • The Saints defense has allowed 22 points per game this season, close to the same amount as the 22.9 the Panthers have scored.
  • In games where Carolina scores at least 22.9 points this season, they are 2-6 overall and 5-3 against the spread.
  • New Orleans is 5-0 overall and 5-0 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 22 points.
Bet on the Panthers to win the Super Bowl.

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Saints vs Panthers
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Saints (-6.5) Over (48) Saints 29 Panthers 21

Total Facts

  • The Saints and their opponents have scored at least 48.0 points — this matchup’s over/under — in nine of 15 opportunities (60%) this year.
  • The Panthers have played in eight games this season (out of 15 total matchups — 53.3% of chances) where they combined with their opponents to score at least 48.0 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 4.8 more points per game (52.8) than this matchup’s total of 48.0 points.
  • The Saints and the Panthers have seen their opponents average a combined 1.4 fewer points per game than the point total of 48.0 set for this outing.
  • The average point total in Saints games this season is 3.9 more points than the over/under of 48.0 in this matchup.
  • The average point total for the Panthers this season is 0.5 points less than this game’s over/under.
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Saints vs Panthers: Last 5 Meetings

New Orleans has an edge against Carolina over the past five meetings between these two teams, recording a 4-1 record in those games. The Panthers have a 2-1 record against the spread in those games against the Saints. New Orleans has had the scoring advantage in those five matchups, totaling 129 points while Carolina notched 107.

Saints vs Panthers: Last Five Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
10/25/2020 Saints Saints -7.00 50.00 -315 +270 415-283 NO 27-24 NO
12/29/2019 Saints Panthers -13.5 45 -770 +575 379-329 NO 42-10 NO
11/24/2019 Saints Saints -9.5 46.5 -420 +350 418-351 NO 34-31 NO
12/30/2018 N/A Saints N/A N/A N/A N/A 374-294 CAR 33-14 CAR
12/17/2018 N/A Panthers N/A N/A N/A N/A 346-247 NO 12-9 NO

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • New Orleans is just 1-2 against the spread and 1-2 straight up over their last three contests.
  • The over has been friendly to New Orleans. They have gone over the total three times in their last three games.
  • The Saints and their opponents have combined to score an average of 63.7 points over their last three games, 15.7 more than the 48.0 over/under in this matchup.
  • Carolina has been playing up to expectations, going 2-1 against the spread and 1-2 straight up over their last three contests.
  • Carolina has gone under the total two times in their last three outcomes.
  • The Panthers have averaged a total of 44 combined points over their last three games, 4.0 fewer than this game’s over/under of 48.0.

Injury Report

Saints: CB Patrick Robinson: Out (Hamstring), DB Johnson Bademosi: Out (Undisclosed), TE Josh Hill: Questionable (Hand), WR Bennie Fowler: Out (Shoulder), OL Andrus Peat: Questionable (Ankle), DT Malcom Brown: Questionable (Calf), OLB Kwon Alexander: Out (Achillies), OL Nick Easton: Questionable (Concussion), DE Noah Spence: Out (Knee), WR Michael Thomas: Out (Ankle), SS Marcus Williams: Questionable (Ankle), DE Trey Hendrickson: Questionable (Shoulder), WR Tre’Quan Smith: Out (Ankle), WR Deonte Harris: Out (Neck), DT Jalen Dalton: Out (Tricep), CB Keith Washington Jr.: Out (Illness), P Blake Gillikin: Out (Back)

Panthers: OT Russell Okung: Questionable (Calf), DT Kawann Short: Out (Shoulder), K Michael Palardy: Out (Torn Acl), DE Stephen Weatherly: Out (Finger), RB Christian McCaffrey: Questionable (Thigh), OT Trent Scott: Out (Shoulder), WR Keith Kirkwood: Out (Clavicle), RB Reggie Bonnafon: Out (Ankle), DE Austin Larkin: Questionable (Shoulder), OT Greg Little: Out (Ankle), OLB Brian Burns: Questionable (Shoulder), G Dennis Daley: Out (Concussion), WR Omar Bayless: Out (Knee), CB Troy Pride Jr.: Questionable (Hip)


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